The meeting in May of two young black men from Brooklyn has begun a process of full disclosure behind a 1955 Mississippi murder and the sham trial that followed -- a travesty of justice that helped launch the civil rights movement. Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson worked with filmmaker and social activist Keith Beauchamp to reopen a Justice Department investigation into the grisly slaying of 14-year-old Emmett Louis Till.
New Generation of Lawyers Try to 'Do the Right Thing'
New York Law Journal
July 7, 2004